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HRA Launches Humane Heroes Foster Program

Combating animal cruelty is a job we take very seriously. Humane Rescue Alliance law enforcement officers are available day or night to help any animal in need. Now, through a joint effort between HRA’s foster and humane law enforcement departments, our robust and generous network of fosters will make it possible for us to care for more animals in need, as part of the Humane Heroes program.  Humane Heroes is an opportunity for our fosters to support HRA’s... Read More
at Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New DC Laws Prohibit Animals Left Outside Longer Than 15 Minutes with Temps Below Freezing

New Law Also Defines Adequate Shelter for Animals Kept Outside with Temperatures Below 40 Degrees With the change of seasons and cold weather in the forecast, the Humane Rescue Alliance reminds all DC residents of the new laws recently passed by the DC Council protecting animals during colder temperatures. “This is our first cold weather season under the new laws established to protect Washington, DC’s animals during extreme temperatures,” said Lisa LaFontaine,... Read More
at Friday, November 10, 2017

Lisa LaFontaine Named to Washington Business Journal's 2017 Women Who Mean Business Honorees

Congratulations to Humane Rescue Alliance President & CEO, Lisa LaFontaine, who was named to the  Washington Business Journal's 2017 Women Who Mean Business  list. The program honors the areas most influential businesswomen and those who have made a substantial impact in their industry and communities.  Learn more about Lisa’s impact on the world of animal welfare and her passion for advocating for the people and animals in our community. Read More
at Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Celebrating One Year as the Humane Rescue Alliance

This week marks the one-year anniversary of our new name, the Humane Rescue Alliance. One year ago we launched a new identity focused on animals, people, and community, building on two hundred and fifty years of combined experience from the Washington Humane Society and Washington Animal Rescue League. We’ve remained committed not only to protecting and advocating for the animals in our community, but also to supporting and celebrating people’s love and compassion for them. ... Read More
at Monday, October 23, 2017

HRA's Safe Haven Program Helps Pets of Domestic Violence

In homes where there is domestic abuse, it’s not just the people who are at risk; animals are often targeted as well. HRA's Director of Humane Law Enforcement, Zita Macinanti, discusses the Safe Haven program and how the Humane Rescue Alliance offers 24/7 help for victims of domestic violence concerned about the safety of their pets. HRA works closely with area domestic violence service providers because in case after case, people who are victims of domestic... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Friday, October 20, 2017

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